Leadership and Governance

Get to know the FARO leadership team and review our board committee charters, codes of ethics and policies. 

Our Leadership Team


Michael D. Burger

Michael joined FARO in 2019. Previously, he served as president, CEO and board member at Electro Scientific Industries Inc., a leading supplier of innovative laser-based microfabrication solutions for industries..

Allen Muhich

Allen joined FARO in 2019 and has nearly 30 years of global financial management experience in both hardware and software technology business. Prior to FARO, he served as vice president..
Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer

Brooke Blake

Brooke joined FARO in 2017 as Chief Compliance Officer and Sr. Director of Internal Audit and, in 2021, was promoted to her current role. With 20 years of senior level experience across multiple sectors, her background..
Vice President, Customer Success

Arianne Boyer

Arianne joined FARO in 2021 and is responsible for creating an organization that drives customer outcomes and inspires a customer success mindset throughout the organization. Prior to joining FARO, Arianne worked..
Senior Vice President, Product Marketing

Mike Carris, Ph.D.

Mike joined FARO in 2019 and has over 25 years of global experience in applications, engineering and product marketing. Prior to FARO, he was the Director of Business Development..
Vice President, Corporate Marketing

Lisa Cole

Lisa Cole joined FARO in 2019 with more than 20 years of experience transforming marketing functions into scalable, predictable, and accountable growth engines for industry leading B2B organizations.
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Ann Hewitt

Ann joined FARO in 2018 as an experienced IT professional who leads diverse global teams in the development of technology strategies and solutions to differentiate the business, promote growth..
Vice President, Global Operations

Jason Pollock

Jason joined FARO in 2020 with 20+ years of experience in hardware technology businesses spanning operations and engineering roles. Prior to FARO, he served in various leadership positions at Foxconn
Vice President, Hardware Engineering

Avi Ray-Chaudhuri, Ph.D.

Avi joined FARO in 2020 with over 20 years of leadership success in diverse industries including semiconductor, advanced lithography and laser development.
Vice President, Global Sales

Jeff Sexton

Jeff joined FARO in 2020 to lead the sales team in the Americas region before being recently promoted to his new global role. Prior to FARO, Jeff had an impressive 30-year career in senior capacities
Vice President, Chief Human Resource Officer

Melanie Stagnitti

Melanie joined FARO in 2021. Previously, she served as director of compensation programs at Intel Corporation, setting strategy and driving execution along with the business and HR goals..
Vice President, Software Engineering

Wes Tilley

Wes joined FARO in 2020 with more than 35 years of experience in the areas of software development and product management. Prior to FARO, he served as a vice president at Oracle, helping to transition industry..
Vice President, FARO Labs

Oliver Zweigle, Ph.D.

Oliver joined FARO in 2014 and has had increasing senior roles across R&D Innovation. Prior to FARO, he was CEO of Trubotics, a mobile robotics startup that was partially acquired by FARO.

Board of Directors

Yuval Wasserman
Chairman of the Board

Lynn Brubaker

Michael D. Burger

Moonhie Chin

Stephen Cole

Alex Davern

John Donofrio

Rajani Ramanathan

Jeroen van Rotterdam

Committee Memberships

  • Financial Audit Committee

    • Steve Cole, Chair
    • Alex Davern
    • Lynn Brubaker
  • Talent, Development & Compensation Committee

    • John Donofrio, Chair
    • Moonhie Chin
    • Yuval Wasserman
    • Rajani Ramanathan
    • Jeroen van Rotterdam
  • Nominating, Governance & Sustainability Committee

    • Lynn Brubaker, Chair
    • Steve Cole
    • John Donofrio
    • Yuval Wasserman
    • Jeroen van Rotterdam

Board Committee Charters

Corporate Governance

Policies and Standards

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